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If the Lord is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise: Fat Tuesday Tunes and Eats! Happy Mardi Gras!
The Dining Hall is planning a special Fat Tuesday celebration, including crawfish and shrimp étouffée, jambalaya, jalapeño hushpuppies, and the works. All the good eats will be topped off with a campus band procession led by Bruce Williamson and David Edelman starting in the dining hall and working its way to the DownCafé for an hour of zydeco tunes from 7:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 4. Here's to hoping the levees hold!
Out-of-house room changes begin this week! Room change applications are available from your house chairs, in the UpCafé , and also in the Office of Student Life. They are due to the Office of Student Life by Tuesday, March 4, at noon. Late applications will not be considered until the following week of room changes. If you have any questions about room changes, please contact Sage Ober or Samantha Tymchyn .
Poetry at Bennington presents Lucie Brock-Broido. Lucie will talk on Emily Dickinson's Master Letters on Tuesday, March 4, at 7:00 pm in the EAC 1; she will be in conversation with Bennington faculty Mark Wunderlich on Wednesday, March 5, from 4:00-5:00 pm in the EAC 1; and her poetry reading will be on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in Tishman.
- Please make sure to sign up for the FWT Success Series as a gallery participant or speaker by the end of the day on Friday, March 7. See the form sent to your Bennington email.
- FWT reflective videos, independent study sponsor evaluations, and photo contest submissions are also due on Friday, March 7.
Are you a member or leader of a campus club or organization? Just interested in learning more about how they work? Come to our first open club and org body meeting with questions, concerns, collaborative ideas and suggestions on Friday, March 7, from 12:00-1:30 pm, in the Dining Hall Yellow Room
Brazilian Night in the Dining Hall! On Friday, March 7, Aramark will be preparing a special Brazilian dinner with Carne Asada, Spicy Vegetable Empanadas, and Lime Meringue Flan for dessert. Start your weekend activities with a good meal with friends!
Southern Vermont College is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Friday, March 7, at 7:00 pm. Winning prizes include: $50 (1st place) and $25 (2nd place). Student Life will be providing a van to transport Bennington students. Sign up is free and should be done in Student Life. Contact Michiel Considine with any questions.
SWAG, GSA, and Drama Collective are hosting an informational workshop about this semester's production of The Vagina Monologues
on Sunday, March 9, in Greenwall from 1:00-3:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend; we will be discussing inclusion, this year's script, original monologue submissions, production details, dates, and design opportunities. We encourage everyone to come and check it out! If you have any questions, feel free to email SWAG, Maia Villa, or Arden Jordan.
The Environmental Studies Program is launching a speaker series examining the effects of environmental change, from climate change to urban and suburban development, on infectious diseases for both humans and animals. Felicia Keesing, from Bard College, will be presenting the first talk, Biodiversity Loss and Infectious Diseases: the case of Lyme disease, on Monday, March 10, at 1:00 pm in the CAPA Symposium.
Cellist Eugene Friesen will perform on Tuesday, March 11, at 8:30 pm in the Deane Carriage Barn. Eugene reveals and illustrates the changing role for classically trained musicians - from curators to creators. His presentation/performance features his original music, electronics, and new techniques inspired by nature and world cultures.